Absurd amount of ridiculous records about clowns. Sponsored by Berserkenstock Clown Shoes; Clown Clone Cologne; Mr. Circus Peanut. Part One, Prologue: TV Clowns from The Twilight Zone; One Step Beyond; Pennywise Theme from Stephen King's "It"; Sammy Davis Jr.; Kate Micucci; Music of Teddy Randazzo; Johnny Burnette; Phananganang; "Shakes the Clown" dialog.
Pt. 2: Funny & sad clown songs; Bizarre close encounters of the clown kind; Records by Enrico Caruso; The Dickies; Homer & Jethro (w/ Spike Jones); Firesign Theatre; Ogden Edsel.
Pt. 3: Interview with Happy D. Clown; Story of the ill-fated lost Jerry Lewis film, "The Day the Clown Cried." The Residents; Der Plan; Charles Mingus w/ Jean Shepherd; Boiled in Lead.
Pt. 4: Son of a Clown Show! Spinning more silly platters in absurdum: William Shatner; Liberace; The Yardbirds; Beacon Street Union; Eire Apparent. The sordid saga of Larry(Bozo)Harmon. Slappy the Clown Interview from Little City in Space; Parody of Bozo's TV show; Ad for Emmett Kelly Girl Temporaries.
Pt. 5: Son of a Clown (finale) Funny Clowns, sad to strange: John Wayne Gacy; Dead Kennedys; Crispin Glover; Negativland; Jack Jones; Him, He & Me; Fish; Argent; Crust (Circus of Evil medley); The Klowns; The Kinks; The Fingers; Randy Stonehill; Elvis Costello; Bruce Woolley; James Montgomery; Conway Twitty. Sponsored by Clown Cabbie Clinic & Funny Car Driving School.
Portions broadcast on KFAI (Mpls-St.Paul) from The Musical Transportation Spree; Little City in Space; Another Flask of Weird. Featuring the talents of Mike Nilsson; Danger Man; Bill Prosser; Peter Stenshoel; Pete Schimming; Stu Mathews; Chuck Isle; Mark Masyga. www.scorchedear.com